Robert L. Heneman

Robert L. Heneman, Ph.D., is professor of management and human resources in the FIsher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Dr. Heneman has been a strategic compensation consultant for more than sixty public and private sector organizations throughout the world - including IBM, BancOne, Time Warner, Nationwide Insurance, and The Limited - and his work has been reported in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Money. He is the author of five previous books, including Merit Pay: Linking Pay Increases to Performance Ratings and Staffing Organizations, as well as numerous articles in professional journals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Employee Compensation
  • Performance Management
  • Staffing and Training
  • Work Design
  • Strategic Human Resource Management

Education

  • PhD, Michigan State University
  • MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BA, Lake Forest College

BUSMHR 3300 - Managing Human Resources

Overview of human resource skills for non-HR managers; emphasis on practices and techniques for hiring, developing, compensating, and appraising employees.
Prereq: Econ 2001.01 (200). Not open to students with credit for 3200 (701), 3100 (400), or 660.

BUSMHR 4324 - Staffing: Concepts and Competencies for Acquiring Talent

Introduction to the scientific, legal, and administrative issues associated with the recruitment, hiring, and placement of individuals by organizations. 
Prereq: 2291 (BusAdm 499.01) and 4323 (653), or enrollment in GENLBUS-BS. Not open to students with credit for 756.

Introduction to the scientific, legal, and administrative issues associated with the recruitment, hiring, and placement of individuals by organizations. Prereq: 2291 (BusAdm 499.01) and 4323 (653), or enrollment in GENLBUS-BS. Not open to students with credit for 756.

BUSMHR 4326 - Compensation and Benefits Administration

Provides a comprehensive framework and state-of-the art tools for designing compensation systems via assessment of organizational needs, internal and external equity and compensation administration.
Prereq: 3100 (400), or 3200 (701) and BusMgt 2320 (330). Not open to students with credit for 762.

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BUSMHR 7301 - Conceptual and Historical Foundations of Labor and Human Resource Management

The history of Human Resources and its role in organizations & society.
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 851 or 852.

BUSMHR 7310 - Labor Relations

Examination of the basic elements of labor-management relations, including the process and content of collective bargaining. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 861or 864.

BUSMHR 7313 - Total Rewards/Compensation

Introduction to pay systems; including job evaluation, pay surveys, performance appraisals, and benefits. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 865.

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Contact

  • E-mail
    heneman.1@osu.edu

    Phone
    (614) 292-4587

    Fax
    (614) 292-7062

    Office
    746 Fisher Hall
    2100 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210

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